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Cynicism // cynic // cynical

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” Beijing-based Yue Minjun is one of the most important artists of the Chinese avant garde movement, Cynical Realism. Minjun's work is characterized by a signature laughing figure which serves as a portrait of the artist. Upon greater inspection the smiling faces contain fear, animosity, and a sense of discomfort that is a product of facing reality in contemporary times.”

Interview: Yue Minjun | Luxury Insider

Heroes don’t exist

He just knows it. He does what he does because he's selfish and whenever people idolize him he tells them they shouldn't. That's Sherlock.

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Armand/Daniel memes Snarky sarcasm and touchingly tragic all at the same time via MiseryandEcstasy tumblr

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Mouse Trap by Ron English

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Alex Gross: Future Tense

Alex Gross: "Future Tense" ...the super consumer... There is something better and more lasting....

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25 Mind-Twisting Optical Illusion Paintings By Rob Gonsalves

The reason that I choose this paints is because the viewer has to at least look twice to see what is happening. It is up to the viewer to decide how the they see the artwork Mind-Bending Paintings That Will Boost Your Creativity)

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A Brief History Of Cynical Realism Via Fang Lijun

Yue Minjun, The Massacre At Chios, 1994

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85 new wave…looking at Chinese avant-garde art since 1985

Fang Lijun, Group Two, No.2. One of the forerunners of the Chinese movement cynical realism. It's a piece I can't stop looking at. Saw it early nineties in Rotterdam and a poster of it is hanging in my home ever since.